Music, Movie and Entertainment News 18th January 2005

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Busted Fan Attacks Simpson On Stage

18th January 2005 3:29

Former BUSTED heartthrob CHARLIE SIMPSON was attacked onstage by a disgruntled fan of the former boyband as he performed with new group FIGHTSTAR...

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Church Prepared To Beg For Cardiff Tsunami Gig

18th January 2005 3:29

CHARLOTTE CHURCH is so desperate to help victims of the south east Asian tsunami, she was prepared to beg organisers of a fundraising concert in...

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Jackson's Twins Accuser Credibility Questioned

18th January 2005 3:29

LATEST: The woman accusing MICHAEL JACKSON of fathering her twin boys reportedly has 18 different aliases and once claimed she was pregnant with a...

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Martin: 'Fatherhood Makes Me More Passionate About Charity'

18th January 2005 3:29

Fatherhood has spurred campaigning rocker CHRIS MARTIN to do even more work for charity. The COLDPLAY frontman has always been passionate about...

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Gisele Envied 'Hotter' Twin Sister

18th January 2005 3:29

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN often envied her twin sister PATRICIA when they were growing up - because she was much "hotter". The Brazilian...

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Ethan Hawke Regrets Turning Down Independence Day

18th January 2005 3:29

Movie star ETHAN HAWKE still regrets turning down WILL SMITH's role in sci-fi blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY, because the film could have turned his...

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Kidman's Mother Kept Her Away From The Sun

18th January 2005 3:29

THE HOURS star NICOLE KIDMAN barely enjoyed the sunshine while growing up in Australia - because her mother constantly discouraged her from going...

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Ricci Glad She's No Longer Blonde

18th January 2005 3:29

CHRISTINA RICCI hated her short spell as a blonde - because men always assumed she was dumb. The 25-year-old actress was inundated with negative...

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Kidman Bans Computer Games At Home

18th January 2005 3:29

Hollywood star NICOLE KIDMAN has banned computer games from her home - because they stop her children from talking. ISABELLA, 12, and CONOR -...

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Hasselhoff's Baywatch Blunder With Dicaprio

18th January 2005 3:29

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO missed out on a role in legendary TV show BAYWATCH, because series creator DAVID HASSELHOFF felt the movie icon wasn't right for...

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Hatcher + Hargitay's Lucky Pedicures

18th January 2005 3:29

GOLDEN GLOBE winners TERI HATCHER and MARISKA HARGITAY are convinced their new beauty salon gave them the lucky touch, because they both checked in...

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Gibson Fails In Farmland Bid

18th January 2005 3:29

MEL GIBSON has failed in his bid to have a chunk of his land in Greenwich, Connecticut, classified as a farm in an effort to earn a tax break. ...

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King Kong Is A Dream Come True For Jackson

18th January 2005 3:29

The new KING KONG movie fulfills a lifetime obsession for director PETER JACKSON. The LORD OF THE RINGS movie maker made his first 'King Kong'...

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Beckham: 'I'm Not Addicted To Fame'

18th January 2005 3:29

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has hit out at claims he is "addicted to fame" and he and wife VICTORIA court the media. The pair have been...

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Moss Dating Doherty

18th January 2005 3:29

Supermodel KATE MOSS is romancing rock bad boy PETE DOHERTY, after the pair hooked up at her 31st birthday party last weekend (15/16JAN05). Just...

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Law To Marry Miller In Fiji?

18th January 2005 3:29

JUDE LAW is planning to marry fiancee SIENNA MILLER on the south Pacific island of Fiji. According to reports, the actor has met a property...

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Rossdale's Dog Dies

18th January 2005 3:29

British rocker GAVIN ROSSDALE is mourning the death of his beloved dog WINSTON. The Hungarian sheepdog, who died late last year (04), was one of...

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Rapper Harvey Arrested

18th January 2005 3:29

British rapper HARVEY was arrested yesterday (17JAN04) after allegedly fighting with a police officer. The SO SOLID CREW star and TV presenter...

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Ludacris And Kanye West In Copyright-infringement Suit

18th January 2005 3:29

LUDACRIS and KANYE WEST are set to attend a settlement conference in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against them. Judge DEBRA FREEMAN of...

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Heaton Slams Springsteen's Artificial Song-writing

18th January 2005 9:14

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is an "artificial" songwriter whose his lyrics bear no resemblance to his everyday life, according to British singer PAUL...

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Romano's Character's Job Deemed Most Desirable

18th January 2005 9:14

RAY ROMANO's character in hit sitcom EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND is the envy of many of his male fans - because a huge chunk of them want his job as a...

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Vulcan Blalock Dreams Of Spock Love

18th January 2005 9:14

New STAR TREK regular JOLENE BLALOCK dreams of a little Vulcan love with MR SPOCK - as her character T'POL. The sexy actress, a long time fan of...

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Ricci 'Offends' Grandparents Without Makeup

18th January 2005 9:14

THE ADDAMS FAMILY star CHRISTINA RICCI always ensures she's wearing make-up whenever she visits her grandparents - because they find it "offensive"...

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Jolene's Sound Surf Advice

18th January 2005 9:14

Surfing STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE star JOLENE BLALOCK is dishing out sound advice to her fellow Californian water lovers - don't urinate in the sea. ...

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Mcmahon's Dislike Of Blood Worried Him On Nip/tuck Set

18th January 2005 9:14

NIP/TUCK star JULIAN McMAHON was terrified on the set of the graphic plastic surgery drama - because he's afraid of blood. McMahon decided to...

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Ricci's Haemorrhoid Remedy For Eyes

18th January 2005 9:14

MONSTER star CHRISTINA RICCI has a much-favoured product she uses to keep her eyes from puffing up - haemorrhoid cream. The brunette actress,...

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Stone Explains Dumb Damon Puppet

18th January 2005 9:14

MATT STONE has finally explained why MATT DAMON's puppet in recent marionette movie TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE looks "retarded" - it was...

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Ethan Bans His Kids From Movies

18th January 2005 9:14

ETHAN HAWKE is determined to keep his kids away from the movie industry, because he's aware of the destructive impact Hollywood has on child...

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Rapper Doubles Up As Paintball Game Character

18th January 2005 9:14

CYPRESS HILL star MC B-REAL is being honoured for his love of paintball in a new videogame. The rapper, real name LOUIS FREESE, has been...

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Waits Hasn't Had Fun Since 1962

18th January 2005 9:14

Moody TOM WAITS admits the last time he had "fun" was 40 years ago - at a JAMES BROWN concert. The gravel-voiced American singer prefers to...

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Rossdale's Days As A Bowie Clone

18th January 2005 9:14

British rocker GAVIN ROSSDALE credits his wife GWEN STEFANI with saving him from becoming a redhead DAVID BOWIE clone. The BUSH frontman tried...

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Randy Jackson To Help Overweight Kids Get In Shape

18th January 2005 9:14

AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON is launching a new gym for overweight children. Jackson, who has shed the pounds after undergoing gastric...

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Stipe's Pitt Admiration

18th January 2005 9:14

REM star MICHAEL STIPE is urging Hollywood bosses to offer BRAD PITT more challenging roles - because he's a far bigger talent then his resume...

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Stefani's Love Of Japan Influences Clothing Line

18th January 2005 9:14

GWEN STEFANI's love of Japanese culture has inspired her to incorporate a new range of clothing into her fashion line LAMB. The HARAJUKU GIRLS...

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Cross Craves Being A Real Life Housewife

18th January 2005 14:09

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty MARCIA CROSS empathises with her character in the new TV hit - she too is seeking a life of housework. The...

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Pregnancy Changed Mortimer's Outlook

18th January 2005 14:09

British actress EMILY MORTIMER was too protective of her unborn baby to mix with her DEAR FRANKIE co-stars off-set - even though her anti-social...

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Hoskins Enjoying Life As A Supporting Actor

18th January 2005 14:09

Veteran actor BOB HOSKINS prefers to act in supporting roles rather than star in movies - because he can't take the blame if the film flops. The...

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Surprise Party Reduces Atkinson To Tears

18th January 2005 14:09

LOVE ACTUALLY star ROWAN ATKINSON was reduced to tears by a surprise party arranged by his wife to mark his 50th birthday. SUNETRA spent months...

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Foxx Inspired By New Jack City

18th January 2005 14:09

WESLEY SNIPES' performance in NEW JACK CITY triggered JAIME FOXX's quest for big screen stardom - because it made him realise black actors can...

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Veteran Actress Mayo Dies

18th January 2005 14:09

Hollywood actress VIRGINIA MAYO has died at the age of 84, following a recent battle with pneumonia. Mayo starred in a succession of smash...

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Postlethwaite Fights For Village Shop

18th January 2005 14:09

British actor PETE POSTLETHWAITE has leapt to the defence of his local shop, which has been threatened with closure. The IN THE NAME OF THE...

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Ali G Star's Fall-out With Director

18th January 2005 14:09

STARSKY AND HUTCH director TODD PHILLIPS has left the set of BORAT after falling out with the mock-documentary's star SACHA BARON COHEN. ALI G...

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Knowles: 'Men Need To Open Up'

18th January 2005 14:09

R+B star BEYONCE KNOWLES has urged men to drop their egos when women leave them broken hearted - because it will speed up their recovery. The...

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Lopez's Traumatic Toilet Trips

18th January 2005 14:09

Pop beauty JENNIFER LOPEZ hates visiting nightclub toilets, because autograph-hunting fans always gather around her cubicle. The JENNY FROM THE...

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Martin Praises Generous Brits

18th January 2005 14:09

Rocker CHRIS MARTIN has praised Britain's generous response to charitable campaigns - insisting his countrymen are unfairly portrayed as miserly. ...

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Moss Rocks Out

18th January 2005 14:09

Aspiring singer KATE MOSS stepped up her pursuit of a music career at her birthday party on Sunday (16JAN05) - when she rocked with British band...

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Osbourne Donates Jewellery To Tsunami Aid

18th January 2005 14:09

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has donated $190,000 (GBP100,000) worth of jewellery to the tsunami relief effort - despite losing $3.6 million...

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Glastonbury To Skip 2006

18th January 2005 14:09

Fans of Britain's legendary GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL will be left with empty summer diaries in 2006 - because the three-day event will not be going...

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Lloyd-webber Considers Selling His Empire

18th January 2005 14:09

British composer LORD ANDREW LLOYD-WEBBER is "giving serious consideration" to selling his entire business empire to an unnamed American...

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Kelly Osbourne To Star On Broadway

18th January 2005 14:09

KELLY OSBOURNE has another incentive to move to New York - she's been offered a starring role in the Broadway production of HAIRSPRAY. The...

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Meet The Fockers To Raise Tsunami Funds

18th January 2005 17:43

An advanced London screening of comedy sequel MEET THE FOCKERS has been scheduled later this week (20JAN05) to raise money for victims of last...

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Lucas Fears Next Star Wars' Box Office Performance

18th January 2005 17:43

Legendary director GEORGE LUCAS fears the dark nature of his final STAR WARS prequel, REVENGE OF THE SITH, will threaten its box office performance...

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Bacon Shrugs Off Sedgwick's Graphic Sex Scenes

18th January 2005 17:43

KEVIN BACON refused to get flustered when he directed his wife KYRA SEDGWICK in a series of graphic onscreen romps for their new movie - because to...

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Ruth Warrick Dies

18th January 2005 17:43

CITIZEN KANE actress RUTH WARRICK has died in New York. She was 89. After her debut in the 1941 classic - in which legendary film-maker ORSON...

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Scott Denies Cashing In On Iraqi War

18th January 2005 17:43

Celebrated director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT has slammed accusations he's cashing in on current tensions between Muslims and Christians in his forthcoming...

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Pitt 'Directed Jolie Following Film Fracas'

18th January 2005 17:43

ANGELINA JOLIE's relationship with MR AND MRS SMITH director DOUG LIMAN was so poisonous her co-star BRAD PITT was forced to direct the sexy...

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Snipes 'Threatened To Kill' Director

18th January 2005 17:43

Actor WESLEY SNIPES threatened to kill BLADE TRINITY director DAVID GOYER because he felt his all action character had been sidelined to make room...

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Katona Quits Music For Acting Career

18th January 2005 17:43

Ex-ATOMIC KITTEN KERRY KATONA is quitting the music industry for good to become an actress - because she's desperate for a fresh start following...

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Slash Enjoys Watching Sorum's Groupie Action

18th January 2005 17:43

Married VELVET REVOLVER rocker SLASH no longer indulges in groupies on tour, instead preferring to watch drummer MATT SORUM entertain the ladies. ...

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Church Fears Fans Will End Her Career

18th January 2005 17:43

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH fears she will never make another album if her experimental new disc is slated by fans. The VOICE OF AN ANGEL star...

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Rock Lost Passport In Wild Russian Night Out

18th January 2005 17:43

KID ROCK nearly found himself stranded in Moscow last month (DEC04), when he lost his passport after a night on the town. The COWBOY singer -...

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Beck Album Leaked Online

18th January 2005 17:43

The release date of BECK's much-delayed new album is set to be brought forward after it was leaked online. Thirteen tracks of the...

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Osbournes To Sell Mansion

18th January 2005 17:43

SHARON and OZZY OSBOURNE have put their infamous Beverly Hills mansion on the market - because they can't bear to live in it now their famous...

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Scorsese: 'I Won't Interview Dylan For Movie'

18th January 2005 17:43

A new TV biopic of BOB DYLAN will feature no input from the man himself - because director MARTIN SCORSESE wants the movie to be his vision of...

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Lachey Goes Solo Again

18th January 2005 21:29

Pop star-turned-reality TV king NICK LACHEY is to concentrate his efforts on music again after signing a new solo deal with BRITNEY SPEARS' label...

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50 Cent To Launch Vitamin Drink

18th January 2005 21:29

Bad boy rapper 50 CENT is trying to clean up his image by launching a healthy new vitamin drink to coincide with the release of his new album later...

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Kazakh Community Distances Itself From Ali G Star

18th January 2005 21:29

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has sparked more controversy in America - this time among the country's Kazakh community. American-based...

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Sarah Ferguson 'Terrified' At The Golden Globes

18th January 2005 21:29

The DUCHESS OF YORK SARAH FERGUSON was "terrified" on the red carpet at Sunday's (16JAN05) GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS - because she feared her weight...

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De Laurentiis Creates Super Studio In Morocco

18th January 2005 21:29

Movie mogul DINO DE LAURENTIIS (corr) is hoping to turn Morocco into a mini-Hollywood after setting the foundation for a new $8.3 million (GBP4.36...

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Moore Misses Out On High School Honour

18th January 2005 21:29

OSCAR-winning movie maker MICHAEL MOORE has been turned down for an honour at his old high school - for the fourth time. The controversial...

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Stalker Hell For Beverly Hills 90210 Star

18th January 2005 21:29

A stalker who has been impersonating former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star MAIA CAMPBELL has been sent to jail. The actress, who played MARIAH MURPHY...

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Jackson To Adapt The Lovely Bones

18th January 2005 21:29

Director PETER JACKSON and his screenwriter wife FRAN WALSH will follow up this year's (05) KING KONG re-make with a screen adaptation of ALICE...

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Jackson Happy Without An Oscar

18th January 2005 21:29

Hollywood actor SAMUEL L JACKSON isn't bothered about ever winning an ACADEMY AWARD, because he thinks the honour will only earn him a bigger...

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Jolie Looks For Husband And Father

18th January 2005 21:29

Single actress ANGELINA JOLIE isn't just looking for a new husband, her next beau must also be the perfect father for her children MADDOX and...

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Gadhafi Musical On The Way

18th January 2005 21:29

The members of British dance collective the ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION have created a new opera based on the life of Libyan leader MOAMMAR GADHAFI. ...

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Godhead Star Miller Fronts Tsunami Benefit Single

18th January 2005 21:29

GODHEAD frontman JASON MILLER is hoping to pull off a 'BOB GELDOF' moment as he puts together a new star-studded charity record to raise funds for...

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Ludacris Defends Party Strippers

18th January 2005 21:29

Rap star LUDACRIS has defended his decision to have naked women wandering around at the launch party for his new album RED LIGHT DISTRICT because...

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Slash's Family Drinking Tradition

18th January 2005 21:29

Ex-GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH was left in no doubt his estranged family were his relatives when they devoured his backstage alcohol rider. ...

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Mcfadden: 'I Didn't Have An Affair With Goodrem'

18th January 2005 21:29

LATEST: Pop hunk BRIAN McFADDEN has slammed reports he cheated on estranged wife KERRY KATONA with Australian singer DELTA GOODREM. The...

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Ryan Dumps Record Label For Solo Career

18th January 2005 21:29

BLUE singer LEE RYAN has dumped the boyband's VIRGIN record label - so he can start his solo career without the group's baggage. The ALL RISE...

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